Natasha Mirny is a stage director, choreographer, performer, and founder of the Happy Theater. She started her career as a stage director of one of the largest puppet theaters in Moscow, Russia and has been running her small professional theatrical company since 2011. Natasha is a dedicated teacher who works with students of all ages, and enjoys working with children from 1 to 15 years old the most. Her background is in pantomime, puppetry, and physical theater. Natasha teaches at several theaters in DC metro area – Synetic, Imagination Stage, Arts on The Horizon, Wolf Trap.